Mount Debtverest was erected on Gould Street this week, drawing attention to the towering rise in tuition costs. Ryerson students were invited to climb the nearly 8-metre wall, given the moniker “Mount Debtverest,” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday. The wall represented the potential debt students take on by pursuing a post-secondary education — and the challenges they face […]
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Ontario post-secondary students are still paying the highest tuition costs across Canada, according to a Statistics Canada report released last week. Full-time Ontario undergraduates are paying an average of $8,114 in tuition this year, according to the report. Fees in the province are up more than three per cent from the 2015-2016 academic year, and far exceed the national average […]
The Ontario government has pledge to overhaul the Ontario Tuition Grant program to cover the average cost of tuition fees from students from low-income families.
The Ryersonian compiled responses from each group on how they will address the issue of tuition fees.
A new student group says no one is fighting to decrease tuition fees this year. While the students’ union is usually the one campaigning, Reignite Ryerson is taking over.
New Reignite Ryerson post addressing vice-president education Cormac McGee’s connection to Rise for Ryerson campaign leads to accusations of a smear campaign
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Calling themselves Reignite Ryerson, the group issued a manifesto demanding action to address rising tuition and cost of living in Toronto
By Kevin Alfaro and Daksha Rangan The Ryerson Students’ Union’s (RSU) alternative budget came out on Tuesday, but their report left more questions than answers. The report found that on average, Ryerson has been running a structural surplus of $14 million over the past five years. It says that based on that number, the school could give each student a […]
By Shane Perusse In an effort to pressure the university to stop tuition hikes, the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) launched its Freeze the Fees campaign on Monday. RSU executives are also demanding the university release “budget details,” but one union spokesperson says they don’t know the exact details they need to be requesting. “At this time we simply don’t know […]